CLA and Developmental Evaluations
A Discussion Note introducing the concepts of complexity and its relation to USAID programming. The paper outline five complexity-aware monitoring methods
In its efforts to advance understandings of how to measure the effects and effectiveness of collaborating, learning, and adapting (CLA) on development results, the CLAIM Learning Network has identified a number of learning questions around assessing CLA’s 'plausible contribution' to development outcomes. These include:...
This resource describes how to prepare and maintain an Activity Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Plan.
This paper describes how adaptive management can be fostered if participatory 'evaluative thinking' activities are used to analyze assumptions in theory of change models.
Screencast: Complexity-Aware Monitoring Discussion Note
This article outlines the four guiding principles of outcome mapping (OC) and the approach to planning, monitoring, and evaluating social change initiatives.
This brief explains CARE's Program Approach, which is similar to the CDCS and CLA approaches of USAID.
This report brief describes measuring program support and program processes, ranging from sectoral impact to changes to the millenium development goals by programs.